American Direct Leadership Team Expands

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American Direct Leadership Team Expands

We are pleased to announce the addition of two seasoned industry professionals to the American Direct leadership team: Doug Levin and Brian Ashley.

Brian Ashley joins American Direct as Vice President of Enterprise Systems and brings more than 26 years experience in integration, security, and life-safety. Throughout his career, he has provided consulting and system engineering for schools, industry, government and businesses in design-build security and surveillance solutions. As Vice President of Enterprise Systems, Ashley is responsible for the design, deployment, and implementation of life safety and security systems for the enterprise market, including the convergence of Electronic Safety and Security (Division 28) and Openings (Division 8).

Doug Levin, Western Regional Sales Leader, has held positions in the construction industry for nearly 40 years, with a diverse background that includes delivering products and services through manufacturing, distribution, specialty, and general contracting. He has been responsible for handling sales, estimating, and operations for projects valued from $5million to over $500 million. Levin holds certifications as an Architectural Hardware Consultant (AHC), a Physical Security Professional (PSP), and a LEED Accredited Professional. His extensive experience as an architectural consultant, specification writer, and physical security consultant will guide him as he leads the Western Region in business development, sales, and operational excellence.

Ashley and Levin further bolster American Direct’s position as the only company in the industry combining Division 8 and Division 28 product, service, and expertise to provide totally integrated safety and security solutions at the door.